- Mar 14, 2018
An unapologetic Gov. Cuomo doubled down on a litany of past excuses Monday as he blamed “politics” for the spiraling scandal that’s engulfed his administration since The Post revealed his top aide …
Conspiracy theories, eh?
"Cuomo repeated his defense of a much-criticized March 25 directive from the Health Department for nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals.
Cuomo said there’d been “much distortion” regarding the since-rescinded order, which he said was issued by “professionals doing the best they could” and following guidance from the federal government.
Cuomo repeatedly said he took responsibility for “the void” of official information that he claimed led to conspiracy theories and “disinformation” amid the pandemic.
“No excuses. I accept responsibility for that. I’m in charge,” he said.
“We were too focused on doing the job and addressing the crisis of the moment…It created confusion, cynicism and pain for the families of loved ones.”